Two expats were murdered in Belize earlier this month. Their bodies were found in a sugarcane field in a rural area of Corozal. “Kathleen, stop promoting a violent, crime-ridden country as safe!” one reader wrote in response. “Are you not aware that Belize has one of the highest murder rates in the world?” asked another. […]
Two interesting pieces of news from my trip to Belize to host last week’s conference in Belize City. The first one is exciting for anyone who spends time on the Belize mainland. The roads are being improved… well, at least the road from the airport to the city. In addition, a bypass has been built […]
In a world of uncertainty, having an escape plan can help you sleep better. The details of such a plan differ for everyone. Maybe a nest egg on deposit in an offshore bank account somewhere is all you need to feel comfortable and confident about your and your family’s future. Or maybe you’re interested in […]
A handful of the world’s no-tax countries are in the Middle East, including Kuwait, the UAE, Qatar, and Oman. These are not high on my Places I’d Like To Live list. On the other hand, spending your working years in one of these zero-tax jurisdictions would allow you to grow your retirement nest egg faster.
I’m in Belize this week for my Global Asset Protection And Wealth Summit. Kathleen and I arrived in Belize City yesterday afternoon and took an in-country flight out to Cayo to visit our neem trees. When we were last in Belize, in August, we commissioned this first round of tree planting, about 100 neem trees […]
Lief: “Diversification. I see real estate as the ultimate vehicle for diversification—across countries, markets, economies, politics, currencies, asset types…” Lee: “For a better retirement. I’ve made several real estate purchases in different countries now, and in each case I’ve started the search with the question: Where do my wife and I want to be? We […]
The idea behind Maya Spring Estates is privacy and elbow room. The developer has allowed for only 20 lots, each one big enough to serve as a base for a fully self-sufficient lifestyle. Lot sizes range from 2.5 acres up to more than 9.5 acres, meaning you have enough room to build a house and […]